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Before I get back to tax related topics I wanted to provide one more blog on investing tips. On my first investing blog I encouraged you to invest a good percent of your tax refund to create wealth for you in the future rather than spending it all now. I gave you several statistics showed that mo...
05/19/2019
Last blog I encouraged you to invest a good percent of your tax refund to create wealth for you in the future rather than spending it all now. I gave you several statistics from the book “Everyday Millionaires” by Chris Hogan that showed that most millionaires were normal folks that had no specia...
05/11/2019
If you get a tax refund this year consider investing a good percent of your refund to create wealth for you in the future rather than spending it all now.  It is often stated by those that study the wealthy that one of the significant differences between the wealthy and those that struggle to get...
05/05/2019
If your refund amount is different than what is stated on your filed tax return, part or all of your refund may have been used to offset (i.e., pay off) past-due federal tax, student loans, state income tax or other past-due debts. You'll receive a notice from the IRS if such an offset occurs tha...
05/02/2019
There are currently more than $1.4Billion in unclaimed tax refunds. If you are owed a refund the only way to get the refund is to file the tax return within 3 years of the due date. Current tax law gives you 3 years to submit a tax return in order claim and receive your refund. If you file your r...
04/18/2019
If you can’t afford to pay your taxes by 4/15/2019 you are not alone. If you don’t have the money to pay your taxes on time you are far better off to file your return on time and don’t pay the taxes owed or file a request for an extension than not file a return at all.  The reason you are better ...
04/14/2019
You might be surprised to see you owe taxes this year when you were expecting to pay less taxes due to the tax law changes. Many Americans did pay less compared to 2017 taxes but less tax was taken out of their paycheck and the cumulated effect was they owed more when they filed.Below are a few o...
04/09/2019
This is a gentle reminder that If you are making quarterly estimated tax payments to the IRS, the due date for the January 1 - March 31 quarter of the year is April 15th. For payments made using IRS Direct Pay, you can make payments until 8PM EST, and for payments using a credit or debit card, pa...
04/07/2019
One of the most effective ways to reduce your taxes and fund your retirement is to max out your available retirement accounts.  If you haven't already funded your retirement account for 2018, you may still do so. You have until April 15, 2019 for contributions to a traditional IRA, deductible or ...
04/04/2019
When life gets in the way of filing your tax return by the April 15th deadline you can file for a 6-month extension on your federal income tax return which will give you until Oct 15th, 2019 to file your taxes. However, you are still required to pay any taxes due by April 15th, 2019 to avoid pena...
03/30/2019
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